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  • 28 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    News that the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has awarded an investment contract for the planned Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm off Norfolk received positive feedback in the East of England Energy Zone (EEEZ). EEEZ inward investment director James Gray said: “Dudgeon is a key project for us, being only 20 miles off Cromer and […]

  • 8 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    Dominion Virginia Power has been awarded an additional $47 million from the United States Department of Energy (DOE) to help fund the construction of a 12-megawatt demonstration project, consisting of two 6-megawatt offshore wind turbines on innovative substructures that will produce enough electricity to power up to 3,000 homes. “This was a highly competitive process […]

  • 21 March 2011

    The Scottish government has abandoned plans for two offshore wind farms identified by the Crown Estate as part of its Scottish Territorial…   (environmental-expert) [mappress] Source: environmental-expert , March 21, 2011

  • 4 December 2013
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    RenewableUK has welcomed the publication of the National Infrastructure Plan 2013 by the Treasury, which confirms the levels of financial support for onshore and offshore wind between 2015 and 2019. The reduction in financial support for offshore wind is less steep than had been mooted in the draft strike prices which were published in the […]

  • 1 July 2013
    Authorities

    The recent announcement by the UK Government about the measures to help boost investment in the renewable energy industries has been welcomed by many industry leaders. Among them was Neil Etherington, Able UK’s group development director who said: “The fact that the Government has come forward with the announcement on strike prices earlier than expected […]

  • 11 February 2014
    Authorities

    Carnegie’s subsidiary, CWE Ireland, has welcomed  the Irish Government’s recent announcement, according to which EUR 26 million would be invested in wave and tidal energy development. The Government’s plan also assesses that the marine renewable resources around the Irish coast amount to  up to 70GW,enough to supply Irish energy needs by more than 14 times. […]

  • 28 June 2013

    Following the recent announcements made by the UK government, Jenny Hogan, Director of Policy for Scottish Renewables released a statement. She said: “The UK Government’s commitment to provide extra support for renewable generators on the Scottish islands will help reassure investors who are faced with the highest grid connection charges in the UK – but […]

  • 7 April 2014
    Authorities

    The REA praised the Government’s East Marine Plans, approved by Environment Secretary Owen Paterson and published by the Marine Management Organisation (MMO). The Inshore and Offshore East Marine Plans are the first two of 11 Marine Plans the Government intends to complete by 2021. These will eventually set planning guidance for sustainable development in all […]

  • 22 October 2013

    The Government has today announced that two major offshore renewable energy projects have been earmarked to receive a share of the £40 Billion government infrastructure guarantee scheme. Able Marine Energy Park, a port facility to support the manufacture, assembly and installation of offshore renewable technologies on Humberside, and Mainstream Renewable Power’s Neart na Gaoithe Offshore […]

  • 16 September 2013
    Authorities

    MeyGen has welcomed Scottish Government’s approval of the 86MW tidal energy project located in the Inner Sound of the Pentland Firth off the north coast of Caithness, home to one of Europe’s greatest tidal resources. Ed Rollings, Environment & Consents Manager of MeyGen, commented: “The award of this consent is the culmination of over 4 years […]

  • 2 August 2013
    Authorities

    Tees Valley Unlimited’s Managing Director Stephen Catchpole welcomed the Government’s Offshore Wind Industrial Strategy saying the area is well-placed to capitalise on the opportunities the new framework offers. The Local Enterprise Partnership worked closely with the Department for Business Innovation and Skills to help draft the strategy that will both promote the growth of the […]

  • 18 October 2011
    R&D

      The U.S. Department of Energy announced that $43m worth of grants have been awarded to be spent over the next five years.   (pennenergy) [mappress] Source: pennenergy, October 18, 2011

  • 17 August 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    The UK’s Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) has expressed its concern over the Secretary of State’s decision to approve DONG Energy’s Hornsea Project Two offshore wind farm, saying that it ”will lead to the unnecessary death of hundreds of globally important seabirds.” The charity believes that a growing offshore wind industry is critical if the […]

  • 8 October 2013
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Able UK, which is developing the Able Marine Energy Park (AMEP), has welcomed yesterday’s decision of the UK Government to invest GBP 100 million in enterprise zones for their completion of key infrastructure projects and successful competition for new businesses. The Government explained that the funding is meant to support inward investment by turning previously […]

  • 14 February 2011

    Opponents of industrial wind farms are declaring a victory this week after the Ontario government imposed a moratorium on off-shore wind…   (ctv) [mappress] Source: ctv , February 14, 2011

  • 5 March 2013

    The Renewable Energy Association (REA) welcomes the news that several marine renewables projects are set to progress having been successful in securing funding. MeyGen Ltd and Sea Generation Wales Ltd have won £10 million each under the Government’s Marine Energy Array Demonstrator scheme (MEAD), which will progress their tidal stream projects at Pentland Firth and […]

  • 24 November 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Scottish Renewables has welcomed the Scottish Government’s announcement of the creation of a wave energy technology development body. Lindsay Leask, Senior Policy Manager at Scottish Renewables, said: “Capturing wave energy is a complex and demanding process, and although the sector is still in its infancy Scotland can rightly be said to hold a world lead […]

  • 26 March 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    The project partners behind the ground-breaking European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) have welcomed the Scottish Government’s decision to approve consent for the project. The cutting-edge project is a demonstration facility for next generation wind turbines and associated technology. With expected capital expenditure of more than £230 million, the EOWDC would prove to be a […]

  • 6 July 2012
    Wind Farm Update

    Centrica, the parent company of British Gas, today announced that its proposed Race Bank offshore wind farm project has received consent from the Department of Energy and Climate Change. The project, which is subject to final investment approval, could meet the equivalent annual electricity demand of over 450,000 homes. Race Bank has been consented for […]

  • 25 February 2015

    RenewableUK has welcomed the latest announcement by the Scottish Energy Minister Fergus Ewing, who gave details of the £14.3 million budget for Wave Energy Scotland, along with its business plan, the first call for funding and its programme of activity. Commenting on Mr Ewing’s announcement, RenewableUK’s Wave & Tidal Development Manager Dee Nunn said: “This is […]

  • 27 January 2012

    Scottish experts on renewable energy (RE) said governments play a key role in pushing private sector investments in the green energy…   By Estrella Torres (businessmirror) [mappress] Source: businessmirror, January 27, 2012; Image: oceanrenewable

  • 4 December 2013
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    In response to the UK Government’s announcement on changes to government renewable energy subsidies, ORE Catapult CEO Andrew Jamieson said: “We welcome the Government’s announcement of additional financial support for the development of offshore wind energy generation, in recognition of both the challenges that it faces and the opportunity that it brings. “It is now […]

  • 23 April 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Energi Coast, North East England’s Renewables Supply Chain Group, has declared the Government’s financial support for five new UK offshore wind projects a major step forward for the industry.  The group, which represents the region’s experienced offshore renewables supply chain, also believes that these new projects are the perfect opportunity for wind farm developers to […]

  • 16 September 2013

    RenewableUK today welcomed news that MeyGen Ltd. has been awarded consent by the Scottish Government for an 86 Megawatt tidal energy project, following the completion of the statutory approval process with the regulator Marine Scotland. Located in the Pentland Firth, off the north coast of Scotland, this project has the potential to generate up to […]

  • 3 December 2012
    Authorities

    Benj Sykes, Head of DONG Energy’s UK Wind business will be one of eleven industry members sitting on the Offshore wind programme board. The board has been set up as recommended in the Offshore Wind Cost Reduction Taskforce’s report this year as part of their action plan to reduce the costs of offshore wind. The […]

  • 2 August 2013
    Authorities

    Certainty and security are central to sustained investment in Scotland’s significant offshore wind resources the Secretary of State for Scotland has said on the day the UK Government and business launched a multi-million pound long-term strategy aimed at strengthening the UK’s position in the offshore wind industry. The UK already leads the world in offshore […]